Getting your carpets cleaned is usually seen as a hassle by most people. However, by doing a bit of research and considering the following three important questions, you can easily find the best carpet cleaner to suit your needs. Initially, it’s a good idea to check with the Better Business Bureau website and check out a few local companies. The BBB gives a grade to each company and also lets you know if there have been any complaints lodged against them and what, if anything, the company did to rectify the situation. This will allow you to come away with a list of potential carpet cleaning professionals to consider. Once you have this list of companies, you can call them and discuss each of the following points to determine if they’re the right company or you.
What is their process for cleaning carpets?
When it comes to carpet cleaning, there are several methods professionals use to tackle dirt and stains while protecting your carpet and restoring it to its original appearance. Some people prefer steam over dry while others think shampooing is the only way to go. Carpet cleaning companies have a wide variety of techniques and equipment at their disposal and by discussing your needs with them, they will be able to offer you the highest-quality options for your carpet.
Do they provide pre-treatment solutions?
Pre-treating a carpet before commercial cleaning usually involves having a solution sprayed or sprinkled onto your carpet which is allowed to sit for a few minutes prior to cleaning in order to loosen dirt or treat stains. If you have a high traffic area that you believe will require special treatment, ask what services they provide as far a pre-treatment goes. This is also a good time to ask about what kinds of cleaning solutions they use for every part of the process, particularly if you have family member with sensitive skin or allergies. Most companies offer a wide array of options specifically for those with allergy issues.
Ask about Equipment and Guarantees
When searching for a quality carpet cleaning service the equipment can be just as important as the cleaning method. Ask the company if they use portable machinery or truck mounted equipment. Once a service has been completed, will you be able to call them back in if you find a stain has not been fully removed? Now is the time to address these concerns. Many companies offer a guarantee for the work they’ve done. Don’t be overwhelmed by the idea of getting your carpets professionally cleaned.
Carpet cleaning is one of the easiest ways to really spruce up and enhance the appearance of your home. A clean carpet is a comfortable carpet and there’s no easier way to achieve it than to call in a reputable company with the experience and know-how needed to do the job right. There are several ways to find a good company locally but one of the best is to ask family and friends. household with a lot of pets and/or children often need these services more often than those which don’t so hit those friends up first. Word of mouth advertising is the most effective way to find out what people really think not only so you can find a good company, but so you can avoid bad ones as well.